Old Home Days Flower Show schedule set
PHILLIPS - The Annual Old Home Days Flower Show will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 17 and 18. Note the change in location to the Library Annex, the former school cafeteria adjacent to the Phillips Public Library on Main Street. This year's theme is "Phillips Memories With Flowers."
For those wishing to place entries in the show, the schedule is as follows: Adult Design Division: Memories; Class 1: Runaway Pond/The Pumpkin Freshet, an arrangement of wildflowers and/or fresh garden materials using a pumpkin or squash as the container; Class 2: Daggett Rock - an arrangement featuring fresh and/or dried native plants and a rock; Class 3: Little White Church - a basically white arrangement using wildflowers and/or fresh garden materials with a green cloth background (background provided by committee); Class 4: Two Feet Between the Rails - designer has free choice of materials and container; a book, photo, or artifact appropriate to the railroad them may be used as as accessory; Class 5: Out of the Flames - a free flowing design using flame-colored flowers and/or garden materials in a black container.
Children's Division: The One Room Schoolhouse; Class 1: School Days (open to children ages 8 - 13) - free choice of plant material and container with accessories such as a lunch pail, school bag, an old schoolbook, slate, inkwell and pen, etc.; Class 2: Recess (open to children under 8) - same as Class 1 using accessories from playtime such as jacks, marbles, jumprope, ball, etc.
Horticulture Division: Class 1: Fresh From the Farm: A. a single specimen of garden fruits and/or vegetables; B. collection of 2 or more fruits and/or vegetables; Class 2: Say It With Flowers - A. annual, a single specimen; B. perennial, a single specimen; C. houseplant.
General rules for the show stress that all flowers in any arrangement be limited to native and/or home grown plantings. Because display space is limited, entries must fit into a 15” X 15” space on the display table. Exhibitors may enter one arrangement in any class or classes.
Entries will be accepted on Thursday evening, August 16, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Aug 17. Judging will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. on Friday.
The show will be open to the public after judging is completed, usually about noon, until 4:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Participants must remove their entries from the Library Annex between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
For more information, call committee members Dorothy Haggan (639-4255), Johanna Roy (639-4540), or Paula Kane (639-3213).